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Welcoming the bride

A Bengali tradition of welcoming the bride to her new (husband's family's) home the day after her wedding. She is greeted and blessed by all the married women of the family as she crosses the threshold of her new home.

TAGS: Bride, Hindu, Illinois, United States, Wedding

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Jersey City, New Jersey, United States of America
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© Chandan Banerjee.
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Image Source: digital
Date Taken: 09.2013
Total Views: 34
Filed Under: People
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Date Uploaded: Nov. 29, 2015, 4:03 p.m.
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Camera Model: Canon EOS 5D Mark II
Focal Length: 25mm
Shutter Speed: 1/20
Aperture: f4
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PHOTO LOCATION Des Plaines, Illinois, United States of America